The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 821 806
Rank change year-on-year +67 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 120 126 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 115 120 165
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 120 £82,500 +3.12% 14
London +28 120 £82,500 +3.12% 13
City of London +24 43 £92,500 +12.12% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £87,500 -
West End of London - 1 £90,000 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 213 (100.00%) Front Office
2 150 (70.42%) Finance
3 137 (64.32%) Java
4 110 (51.64%) Banking
5 82 (38.50%) C#
6 76 (35.68%) SQL
7 70 (32.86%) C++
8 57 (26.76%) SQL Server
9 56 (26.29%) Linux
10 54 (25.35%) Python
11 49 (23.00%) Spring
12 47 (22.07%) Investment Banking
13 43 (20.19%) Multithreading
14 42 (19.72%) Derivative
15 39 (18.31%) JUnit
16 37 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (16.90%) Mathematics
18 35 (16.43%) OOD
18 35 (16.43%) Electronic Trading
19 34 (15.96%) Analytics
19 34 (15.96%) Low Latency
19 34 (15.96%) J2SE
20 33 (15.49%) .NET
21 32 (15.02%) Equities
22 31 (14.55%) Degree
22 31 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 29 (13.62%) Unix
24 28 (13.15%) VBA
24 28 (13.15%) Computer Science
25 27 (12.68%) Fixed Income

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.29%) Apache
1 7 (3.29%) IIS
2 6 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) GemFire
5 1 (0.47%) Jetty
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.76%) Power BI
4 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.35%) Big Data
6 5 (2.35%) QlikView
7 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) HBase
8 2 (0.94%) MySQL
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) KDB
9 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 39 (18.31%) JUnit
2 25 (11.74%) Maven
3 23 (10.80%) Gradle
4 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.88%) webpack
5 3 (1.41%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.41%) NUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.94%) Grunt
6 2 (0.94%) Liquibase
6 2 (0.94%) Protractor
6 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
General
1 213 (100.00%) Front Office
2 150 (70.42%) Finance
3 110 (51.64%) Banking
4 47 (22.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.00%) Spring
2 34 (15.96%) J2SE
3 33 (15.49%) .NET
4 22 (10.33%) AngularJS
5 19 (8.92%) JDBC
6 16 (7.51%) Hibernate
6 16 (7.51%) WPF
7 15 (7.04%) XML
8 14 (6.57%) HTML
9 12 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (5.16%) LINQ
10 11 (5.16%) WCF
11 10 (4.69%) HTML5
11 10 (4.69%) XSLT
12 8 (3.76%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.29%) Entity Framework
14 6 (2.82%) Angular 2
14 6 (2.82%) XSL
15 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.72%) Derivative
2 32 (15.02%) Equities
3 31 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (13.15%) Computer Science
5 27 (12.68%) Fixed Income
6 14 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.76%) Exotic Derivative
8 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (3.29%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.82%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.88%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.94%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.29%) Linux
2 29 (13.62%) Unix
3 11 (5.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.19%) Multithreading
2 37 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.90%) Mathematics
4 35 (16.43%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (16.43%) OOD
5 34 (15.96%) Analytics
5 34 (15.96%) Low Latency
6 18 (8.45%) Code Optimisation
6 18 (8.45%) Risk Analytics
7 17 (7.98%) OO
8 14 (6.57%) RAD
9 13 (6.10%) Algorithmic Trading
10 12 (5.63%) Asset Management
10 12 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.63%) Web Development
11 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.23%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.23%) SDLC
11 9 (4.23%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 137 (64.32%) Java
2 82 (38.50%) C#
3 76 (35.68%) SQL
4 70 (32.86%) C++
5 54 (25.35%) Python
6 28 (13.15%) VBA
7 25 (11.74%) Scala
8 21 (9.86%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.63%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.29%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.88%) VB
12 3 (1.41%) VB6
13 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.94%) ES6
14 1 (0.47%) C
14 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (14.55%) Degree
2 20 (9.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) Graphite
2 2 (0.94%) Ansible
2 2 (0.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (7.98%) Oracle
2 15 (7.04%) StreamBase
3 10 (4.69%) Sybase
4 8 (3.76%) Tableau
5 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.82%) Redback
7 5 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.41%) Google
8 3 (1.41%) Reuters
9 2 (0.94%) Murex
10 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.47%) Typemock
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